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The Black Mozart in Cuba – ADIFF Black History Month 2017

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Teachers College, Columbia University 525 W. 120th St New York, NY 10027 THE BLACK MOZART IN CUBA SAT, Feb. 25 @ 6pm  Buy tickets Joseph Boulogne, Le Chevalier de St George, was a Black classical composer and violin virtuoso born in Guadeloupe in the mid 18th century. The son of a slave and her master, […]

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MEMOIRS OF A SECOND CLASS HERO – ADIFF Black History Month 2017

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Teachers College, Columbia University 525 W. 120th St New York, NY 10027 THE LUFT GANGSTER: MEMOIRS OF A SECOND CLASS HERO Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 @ 3pm  Buy tickets At 93 years old, Lt. Col. Alexander Jefferson recalls his trials and tribulations from early childhood racism in America to his segregated military experience and overseas combat […]

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Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of HBCUs – ADIFF Black History Month 2017

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Teachers College, Columbia University 525 W. 120th St New York, NY 10027 Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of HBCUs Official Selection SUNDANCE 2017! Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 @ 7pm  –  Milbank Chapel Q&A AFTER THE SCREENING WITH DIRECTOR STANLEY NELSON! Buy tickets Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Historically Black Colleges and […]

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THOMAS SANKARA – ADIFF Black History Month 2017

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Teachers College, Columbia University 525 W. 120th St New York, NY 10027 THOMAS SANKARA Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017 @ 1 pm   Buy tickets Captain Thomas Sankara was the leader of the Burkinabe Revolution. In the former Upper Volta known today as Burkina Faso, a group of men decided to launch a revolution that would enable the […]

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THE LOVING STORY – ADIFF Black History Month 2017

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Teachers College, Columbia University 525 W. 120th St New York, NY 10027 THE LOVING STORY Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017 @ 7:30pm  Buy tickets Oscar-shortlist selection THE LOVING STORY is the definitive account of Loving v. Virginia—the landmark 1967 Supreme Court decision that legalized interracial marriage. Married in Washington, D.C. on June 2, 1958, Richard Loving and […]

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TASUMA, THE FIGHTER – ADIFF Black History Month 2017

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Teachers College, Columbia University 525 W. 120th St New York, NY 10027 TASUMA, THE FIGHTER Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017 @ 1 pm   Buy tickets A comedy set in contemporary Burkina Faso, Tasuma tells the story of a veteran of the French colonial army – a “tirailleur” – who saw battle in Indochina and Algiers and has […]

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BLACK PANTHER WOMAN – ADIFF Black History Month 2017

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Teachers College, Columbia University 525 W. 120th St New York, NY 10027 BLACK PANTHER WOMAN Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017 @ 3:30pm   Buy tickets Documentary ‘Black Panther Woman’ Tells Tale of Little Known Australian Chapter of the Black Panther Party In 1972 Marlene Cummins fell in love with the leader of the Australian Black Panther Party. […]

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Aleijadinho: Passion, Glory and Torment – ADIFF Black History Month 2017

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Teachers College, Columbia University 525 W. 120th St New York, NY 10027 ALEIJADINHO: PASSION, GLORY AND TORMENT Friday, Feb. 24, 2017 @ 7 pm   FREE SCREENING – Reserve your seat! Set in 19th century Brazil – at a time when slavery was still at the foundation of the Latin American economy – this fascinating historical […]

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Sara Gomez: An Afro-Cuban Filmmaker – ADIFF Black History Month 2017

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Teachers College, Columbia University 525 W. 120th St New York, NY 10027 SARA GOMEZ: AN AFRO-CUBAN FILMMAKER Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 @ 1pm   Buy tickets This month, BAM will be showcasing a series of films directed by women filmmakers from different countries. Among those films there is One Way or Another (De Cierta Manera) directed by Sara […]

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Stolen Generations – ADIFF Black History Month 2017

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Teachers College, Columbia University 525 W. 120th St New York, NY 10027 Saturday, Feb 25 @ 3:30pm  STOLEN GENERATIONS Buy tickets This film details the history of the removal of Aboriginal children from their parents and draws together personal testimony of suffering and resistance endured by survivors of Australia’s stolen generation. Directed by Darlene Johnson, […]

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